On Friday, November 20, 2015 a grand unveiling ceremony was held in front of the NSSAR Headquarters in Louisville, KY to celebrate the placement of the “Sons of Liberty – 1775” bronze statue.
The statue was created by renowned artist, Compatriot James N Muir, and was commissioned and paid for by the contributions of individual Compatriots of the Philadelphia Continental Chapter, who donated it to the NSSAR Headquarters in 2009. The statue stands almost 8 foot tall and weighs about 800 pounds and rests upon a quarried Kentucky limestone base which weighs about 19,000 pounds. Continue reading
The Fort Henry Chapter, National Society, Sons of the American Revolution and the Wheeling Chapter, National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, will host a joint holiday luncheon on Wednesday, December 16, 2015, beginning at 11:30, at the Stifel Fine Arts Center, 1330 National Road, Wheeling. Continue reading
The Regional Holiday Luncheon, sponsored by the Capt. James Neal and Marietta SAR Chapters, will be held on Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 1:00pm at the Parkersburg Country Club located at 4910 1st Avenue, Vienna WV 26105. Continue reading
On Saturday, November 14, 2015, WVSSAR President Steve Hart presented two SAR awards to Kanawha Valley DAR Chapter Regent April Williams Gardner at the Kanawha Valley Chapter DAR meeting held at the Sleepy Hollow Country Club located in Hurricane WV. Continue reading
The SAR Veterans Bugle – 11 Nov 2015
The November 11, 2015 issue of The SAR Veterans Bugle Newsletter is now available. The SAR Veterans Bugle is a NSSAR Veterans Recognition Committee Newsletter. This issue has a list of the known NSSAR Compatriots who are veterans of the various wars – I.E. World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, SW Asia War. Continue reading
Former Marshall University Professor David Woodward will be speaking about World War I at the Thursday, Nov. 12 meeting of the General Andrew Lewis Chapter. Continue reading
WVSSAR Eagle Scout Committee chairman Ted Cox requests all Eagle Scout Scholarship Applications should be submitted to him by December 18, 2015; he also requests that the Eagle Scout Scholarship applicants should only be residents of West Virginia. Any questions about the Eagle Scout Scholarship Application program, please contact Compatriot Ted Cox.
The WVSSAR has a new Registrar effective, Saturday, October 10, 2015. WVSSAR President Steve Hart has appointed Rhendal C Butler for the remaining term of the WVSSAR Registrar.
Here is the contact information for Rhendal Butler:
Rhendal C. Butler
5549 Heather Hill Drive
Roanoke, VA 24019
Phone: (540) 529-1770
On behalf of the officers and members of the Tygart Valley Chapter, West Virginia Society, Sons of the American Revolution, we extend our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of Warren Andrew “Andy” Losh, who passed away on Thursday, October 08, 2015. Continue reading